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A LeClaire fillmmaker wants to tell the story behind Abraham Lincoln's burial.
07/23/14 Renew Moline Anniversary
The public-private partnership is celebrating 25 years.
07/23/14 Moline Will Buy Electric Cars
Despite higher initial costs, the city will save a lot of money in the long run.
07/23/14 Mayor Gluba's First Vetoes
The vetoes will be discussed, and possibly overridden, by the council Wednesday night.
07/22/14 Ameren Illinois Replaces Old Meters
The Missouri-based company, which serves customers in parts of Illinois, will replace old meters with new ones as part of a six-year infrastructure improvement plan.
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the local organization established nearly $2 million in endowment funds.
07/21/14 Paws to Read
As part of its summer reading program, the Rock Island Public Library, is bringing in therapy dogs to listen to children read.
07/21/14 Bettendorf Community Open House
The city is in the process of putting together a master development plan and is asking for input for residents.
07/18/14 Carrie Olson Murder Arrest
Her former boyfriend is charged with killing the Davenport woman.
07/18/14 Midwest Week for 7/18/14
A second study of possible racial profiling by local police.
07/18/14 Annual School Supply Drive Begins
The "First Day Project" will benefit students from low-income families in Rock Island.
07/18/14 Monmouth College Class on C-Span
This weekend as part of a series, Lectures in History.
07/18/14 Dubuque Bridge Closing
Starting Monday, the Julien Dubuque Bridge will close for ten days.
Christie, chair of the Republican Governors Association, visited Iowa for a series of fundraisers and campaign stops.
07/17/14 New Extension Leader
Jenny Garner will lead the service in a four-county region.
The Missouri Valley Conference has announced it will host its 2016 women's basketball tournament at the iWireless Center in Moline.
07/17/14 Riverbend Foodbank Grand Opening
The foodbank will celebrate its official opening for its new location in southwest Davenport.
The new police station will be located west of downtown in the Old Chicago neighborhood.
07/15/14 Be A Fan to Seniors
The annual program to provide fans for low income seniors in Scott County.
07/15/14 Tax Levy for the QC Airport
Today, the airport authority approved the budget for the new fiscal year.
Iowa's first public university wants to attract more in-state students.
07/14/14 Cultural Affairs Meetings in Iowa
A series of community conversations about the department, and what it should do in the future.
07/14/14 JD Classic Wrapup
A third year pro won his first tournement.
07/14/14 Thanksgiving in July
Residents have launched a week-long food drive to benefit three Bettendorf-area food pantries.
07/14/14 Farm Equipment Sales Update
Tractors up but combines down.
07/11/14 Midwest Week for 7/11/14
The Davenport School District opens a creative arts academy and changes some school starting time.
07/11/14 Sister Concetta Park in Davenport
Davenport-based non-profit Project Renewal celebrated its 40th anniversary with the completion of Sister Concetta park.
07/11/14 Metro Arts Graduation
Students created pavement murals, a mosaic, and held dance workshops for other young people.
07/11/14 First West Nile in RI County
West Nile virus has already been reported in Henry and Mercer counties.
07/11/14 Mobile Food Pantry on Saturday
Modern Woodmen will help the River Bend Foodbank hand out food in Davenport.
07/10/14 JD Road Overpass Problem
Part will have to be rebuilt, but it should still be completed on schedule.
07/10/14 The Kings of the Narrow Gate
Dubuque man publishes a collection of stories focusing on poverty and race.
07/10/14 John Deere Classic Pro-Am
Thanks to the John Deere Classic, a local amateur can share the golf course with PGA champion.
The Moline School District v. Elliott Aviation
07/09/14 The River Recedes
Now that the Mississippi River is falling, cities are beginning the cleanup.
07/09/14 A New Search for an Architect
The Davenport School District needs an architect for Central High School construction.
07/08/14 Kids Day at JD Classic
A veteran and a newcomer prepare to play in this week's PGA event.
City officials voted to allocate $160,000 from federal grant money to residents.
07/07/14 "Buy Illinois Initiative"
The Illinois Department of Agriculture has launched a campaign to encourage residents to buy more local products.
07/07/14 Davenport Flood Update
The city prepares to take down the flood protection it put up just last week.
After severe thunderstorms caused flood damage last week, the Red Cross began distributing materials for local residents.
07/07/14 Flood Update
Area rivers crested on Friday and are now dropping slowly.
07/03/14 Development in New Old Chicago
After years of decling investment, New Old Chicago now has nine new homes.
07/02/14 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act
Historical preservation consultant unveiled a virtual heritage tour with twelve local sites linked to the African-American struggle for civil rights in Davenport.
Residents of Watertown, a neighborhood in East Moline, are still recovering from flood damage.
07/01/14 Davenport Flood Prep Update
The city's flood protection should be completed on Wednesday.
Engineers, clerks, public works employees, and residents are working hard to protect Moline from the rising Mississippi River.
The community named the MEDIC building after Collins, who lobbied to improve emergency medical services in Scott County.
A near-record crest is possible in the QC by this weekend.
Bettendorf residents will choose candidates to fill two open seats on the city council. They'll vote in a special election tomorrow.
Tomorrow, the Martin Luther King Center will host its second annual Prostate Cancer Awareness and Testing Summit.
06/27/14 Two Rock Island County Men Sentenced
The two men were sentenced for sexual exploitation of minors.
The first blockbuster museum exhibition of its kind in Iowa opened today.
06/27/14 Quinn Visits Quad City Airport
The Illinois governor is scheduled to visit the airport tomorrow.
The Figge Art Museum has received a half a million donation from the estate of Ruth Evelyn Katz.
The jobless rate fell from 6.5 percent last May, to 6.1 percent last month.
Steve McCann has been named chairman of the Board of Directors of Renew Moline.
A member of the board announced her resignation last night.
The popular local restaurant received an extension from the Iowa Department of Transportation to stay at its current location until next August.
Low-income families can start applying for a one-time payment for their electric bills, thanks to the Summer Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP.
Beginning novelists and seasoned poets gather to take writing workshops and hone their craft.
The Emergency Management Agency received complaints from residents for failing to sounds its outdoor warning sirens last week during severe thunderstorms.
Members of the NAACP recognized local leaders and awarded high school students with scholarships.
The number of passengers using the Quad City Airport continued to decline last month.
06/20/14 Be Healthy QC Campaign
The Quad City Health Initiative has launched the campaign to encourage healthy eating and and exercise in the area.
The Safer Foundation has introduced a new after-school and summer program for young men at-risk of going to prison.
Recent data show seniors are living and working longer than they did thirty years ago.
The republican congressional nominee for Illinois' 17th congressional district says the reform needs more work.
Congressman Bruce Braley has asked Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to send money so that local officials can remove trees infected by the Emerald Ash Borer.
Racial profiling by Davenport police has declined, new data show
The Rock Island Housing Authority and Community Housing Services celebrated the groundbreaking of Lynden Lane, a new mixed-income subdivision.
06/16/14 "Ride Transit Week" in Iowa
The Iowa Department of Transportation is encouraging more Iowans to use public transportation to commute to work.
06/13/14 Local Veteran Receives Purple Heart
Michael Leal was injured while serving in Afghanistan in 2011. He'll receive a Purple Heart tomorrow.
06/13/14 30 Years of Ride the River
A Father's Day tradition will continue in the Quad Cities this weekend.
06/13/14 Midwest Week for 6/13/14
A look at the just completed session of the Illinois General Assembly.
06/12/14 The 30th Annual Ride the River
The annual Father's Day bi-state tour of local bike trails.
06/12/14 Fixing Illinois
Two experts describe how we could fix Illinois
06/12/14 Beauty in the Bluff Work Day
Several groups will spruce up a Davenport neighborhood in September.
06/12/14 Modern Woodmen Honors Bob Morrison
Modern Woodmen of America will honor Bob Morrison, who organizes trips to national monuments for war veterans.
06/11/14 RME Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary
Ten years ago, River Music Experience was just a museum, but now it's become much more.
06/11/14 Rebuild Credit Island Lodge
Davenport's insurance company will cover the ful cost to repair and rebuild.
Federal wildlife officials are worried about eagles dying from eating particles of lead from bullets used to kill deer.
06/10/14 BHC Budget Forums
College officials will present the new budget in advance of the new fiscal year that begins July 1.
06/10/14 Rock Island Property Taxes Due
The first installment of property taxes are due for property owners in Rock Island County.
IDOT will begin repairs on the bridge this summer.
Haley Wagler was last seen Saturday night, but Monday night around 8:00, Rock Island police announced she had been found and is safe.
Today a fellow democrat, and central committee chair, called on Phil Banaszek to resign.
A week of music, film, and discussions in celebration of the oldest known holiday marking the end of slavery in the U.S. began yesterday.
06/06/14 Contract Extended for WIU President
After an evaluation, trustees approved a new contract and a raise for Jack Thomas
06/06/14 Midwest Week for 6/6/14
Wrapping up the recent trial of Nicholas Sheley
06/06/14 Big Bacon Bonanza
Bacon will help raise money for Churches United this weekend.
06/05/14 Alcoa Contract Vote
Workers in the QC and across the US will vote Friday
The college held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Adult Learning Center, located on 11th Street at 46th Avenue.
The Dubuque Readiness Center will host a rededication ceremony in honor of its recent renovations.
06/04/14 Alumni Gift to UT
The gift will help student learn skilled manufacturing
06/03/14 Kings Harvest Pet Rescue
An organization that helps the homeless in the QC wants to help their pets.
Marta is the newest addition to Iowa's peregrine falcon community.
The Public Education and Recreation Levy would upgrade elementary playgrounds
Tonight, aldermen will discuss whether to add an optional invocation at the beginning of each meeting.
06/02/14 John Deere Classic Media Day
Jordan Spieth will return to defend his title
Rock Island County issued its first same-sex marriage licenses today, one day after the new law took effect in Illinois.
06/02/14 Iowa Fraud Fighters
The Iowa Insurance Division brings its consumer education program to Davenport.
05/30/14 All Stars Camp
A football and cheerleading clinic for kids with disabilities.
05/30/14 Midwest Week for 5/30/14
Our annual preview of summer theater in the QC region
At a panel discussion for the public television documentary, "Coming Back with Wes Moore," local veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with their families, discussed the challenges of coming home.
05/28/14 Rock River Kayak Trip
Three young men just finished paddling along the entire length of the Rock River
Researchers at Iowa State University will conduct a study on the quality of life in 99 small towns in Iowa.
Prosecutors tried to prove today that Nicholas Sheley disposed of a possible murder weapon near St. Louis.
Mike Boland will be the democratic nominee
05/23/14 QC Criterium 2014
The annual Memorial Day bike races will move to a new course this year.
05/23/14 Augustana Commencement
Graduation weekend begins Saturday
05/14/14 New children's garden opens
The Quad Cities Botanical Center opened phase 1 of its first interactive, inter-generational children's garden this afternoon.